Archive for the ‘ Chin Implants ’ Category

Custom Computer Generated Implants

Although you hear a lot of people discussing custom facial implants, it is really not a new technique.  I believe I performed some of the first custom facial implants in the State of Virginia as evidenced by the balding young doctor in the 1990 article below. Although the process is similar, a lot has changed […]

Chin Implants and Facelift Surgery

Facelift surgery is the ultimate cosmetic procedure for improving aging of the lower face and neck.  Dr. Niamtu frequently recommends chin implants for facelift patients as this small procedure can make a big difference in the result of the facelift.  A simultaneous chin implant can enhance the facelift by extending the chin and thus improving […]

Chin Implant and Liposuction

Although facelift surgery is the preferred surgical procedure for patients with excess neck skin, the placement of a chin implant and neck liposuction can improve some laxity of the neck skin. This patient underwent placement of a chin implant with neck liposuction by Dr. Niamtu. Along with the chin improvement, the neck skin laxity is […]

Dr. Niamtu and Implant Education

Dr. Niamtu has published a 1,000 page comprehensive textbook on cosmetic facial surgery which includes a large chapter on his cheek, chin and facial implant techniques.  Few surgeons receive the honor to publish such a text with a major medical publisher like Elsevier. Implant Expertise Dr. Niamtu is very involved with the use of facial implants […]

Chin Implants: Contemporary Surgical Approaches

A weak chin is a trait that many people want to fix and chin augmentation is a very common procedure for both men and women.  Patients with weak chins are more prone to have excess neck skin and “double chin” as they age and many patients simply want a more normal or assertive profile. Although […]

Custom Facial Implants: a procedure whose time has arrived.

Although you hear a lot of people discussing custom facial implants, it is really not a new technique.  I believe I performed some of the first custom facial implants in the State of Virginia as evidenced by the balding young doctor in the 1990 article below. Dr. Niamtu in a 1990 article in the Richmond […]

Chin Implants: The Fastest Growing Cosmetic Surgery Procedure!

Every year the American Society of Plastic Surgeons releases statistics on cosmetic procedures and this year a very interesting phenomenon occurred.  Chin implants grew in popularity more than breast implants, liposuction and Botox combined!  The society reported a 71% increase in chin augmentation with the increases in all age groups.  This was great news to […]

Facial and Neck Liposuction

  Liposuction is one of the most common cosmetic surgery procedures and has become much easier over the past 20 years.  Unlike body liposuction where large volumes of fat may be removed , the procedure is much more conservative in the head and neck.  Most patients do not have large areas of fat in the […]